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Nagaland to skill 100 migrant workers, offers Rs 2 lakh each for a start-up

The criteria for selection are that the applicants have to be locals and they must have returned to the state by a special train, flight or road between May 22 and August 6.

published : 30 minutes ago

Rajnath Singh launches Defence India Startup Challenge-4, releases PMA guidelines for iDEX

Apart from Rajnath Singh, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat also participated in the event, being held via video conferencing.

published : 39 minutes ago

UP opposition parties demand quick justice to Hathras gangrape victim in fast-track court

Offering condolences to the bereaved family, Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav tweeted, "There is no expectation from today's insensitive power."

published : 43 minutes ago

'They are disrespecting farmers': PM Modi slams Opposition on farm law protest

Farmers and a dozen opposition parties have been protesting against the new farm law which was passed by the Parliament last week.

published : 50 minutes ago

Jharkhand court orders release of 17 Tablighi Jamaat members

The Tablighi Jamaat members are from Malaysia, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Zambia and the Caribbean islands, he said.

published : 1 hour ago

SC directs states to provide dry rations to sex workers without insisting on identity proof

The bench was hearing a plea which has raised the issue problems faced by sex workers on account of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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After 27 years, special court to pronounce verdict in Babri mosque demolition case tomorrow

CBI judge SK Yadav had on September 16 directed all the 32 surviving accused to remain present in the court on the day of the judgment.

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Farm bills: Punjab mulls special assembly session if legal experts advise amending state laws

Declaring that his government was with the farmers in this difficult time, Amarinder said he would take the suggestions of kisan unions and legal experts to finalise the next course of action

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EC not to hold Assembly bypolls in 7 seats across Tamil Nadu, three other states 'at this stage'

In a statement, the EC said it had received inputs from poll officials and chief secretaries of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal.

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Jaishankar to visit Japan from October 6-7 for Quad meet

Announcing the visit, the Ministry of External Affairs said Jaishankar and Motegi are expected to discuss bilateral and regional issues of mutual interest.

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Stubble burning: Environment ministers of Delhi, 4 neighbouring states to meet on October 1

The Union Environment Minister told a press conference here that meeting will review the work done by the states in the last two years to handle the issue of crop residue burning.

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Naxal carrying Rs 8 lakh bounty surrenders in Chhattisgarh

Markam was given an immediate assistance of Rs 10,000 and will be provided facilities as per the government's surrender and rehabilitation policy.

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CAG lauds Bengal for 99% expenditure, 100% receipt reconciliation

CAG Accountant General said, the feat was possible due to your active involvement in the entire process.

published : 2 hours ago

West Bengal's Chandrakanta khadi holds sway in Bihar polls

Their optimism about Chandrakanta khadi stems from its overwhelming sale during the last state polls in 2015.

published : 2 hours ago

No seats on bus, train; migrant workers return to Surat on flight

Businessmen in Surat are facing difficulties due to shortage of workers in the city and so they have decided to call their employees back via flights.

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